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Debts of over €14 million threaten Portugal’s fire-fighting Kamovs

It is vital to the nation’s firefighting effort - but Portugal’s helicopter fleet is in danger of being grounded due to over €14 million in debts stretching back almost three years.

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SPEA sends out appeal on International Vulture Day

Bird protection society SPEA is sending out a special appeal today (Saturday September 6) in a bid to halt the decimation of Europe’s vulture populations.

SPEA claims that diclofenac, an...

It was one of the longest, most expensive trials in Portugal but now it is over, with a slew of guilty verdicts and prison sentences.

One thing the FACE OCULTA trial has highlighted is the...

Nurses union SEP has called a nationwide two-day strike, starting on Wednesday September 24, with a demonstration planned outside Lisbon’s health ministry on Thursday 25th.

Outlining the...

The Portuguese Maritime policeman who kidnapped his daughter from her distraught mother two years ago has at last been found.

PJ police tracked Paulo Guiomar down to the home of relatives...

Body-in-bag ‘stabbed for not paying rent’

The truth behind the hideous discovery this week of a decomposed body in a plastic bag near a Porto guesthouse has now emerged.

The 54-year-old man was a tenant in the ‘pensão’. According...

Unions are calling for the resignation of Justice Minister Paula Teixeira da Cruz as the week’s return to work, and launching of the so-called judicial map, collapsed in chaos.

The...

Economists are divided over the latest moves by ECB boss Mário Draghi to snuff out deflation risks in the eurozone and kick-start growth.

As Draghi admits that the package of cuts - which...

Prisoners at Pinheiro da Cruz jail near Grândola go on rampage

Prisoners at trouble-torn Pinheiro da Cruz jail, near Grândola, are reported to have gone on the rampage this week in protest to the scarcity of available medication.

The uproar involved...

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